Academic Success for English Language Learners: Strategies for K-12 Mainstream Teachers
Increasingly, all teachers are becoming teachers of English learners. In chapters by leaders in the field of second language acquisition, this book offers strategies that all teachers can use to reach the English learners in their classrooms.
With an introductory chapter by WestEd’s Aida Walqui, the book also includes chapters by Catherine Snow, Lily Wong Fillmore, Sonia Nieto, Jim Cummins, and Pauline Gibbons, among others. Included are
- Discussions of sociocultural issues and language learning
- Practical instructional strategies and techniques related to standards and assessment, cooperative learning, curriculum adaptation, and the role of technology in language learning
- Specific chapters addressing language learning in math, literature, social studies, science, physical education, music, and art
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